Dr. Lynn Clark is the holder of the Chase Bank Endowed Professorship in Teacher Education.
Clark is an assistant professor, coordinator of Secondary Teacher Education, and director of DREAM in the College of Arts, Education and Sciences at ULM.
She received her B.A. from the University of California Los Angeles, her Master of Education degree from the University of the Pacific, and her Ph.D. from Indiana University.
Clark’s current research includes, “Undergraduate Teacher Candidate’s Attitudes towards Intellectual and Cultural Diversity” (Fall 2008-present); “Impact of Group Counseling on Teacher Candidate Cultural Competency” (grant funded): “DIBELS Data Trends at a Professional Development School” (grant funded); and “Impact Study on Accelerated Reader in Monroe City Schools” (grant-funded).
In addition to her extensive teaching experience, Clark has also had much of her work published, including books, journal articles and reports. Some of her books include “Cyberstories: Girls and Technology,” “Learning from NAEP: Professional Development Materials for Teachers of Mathematics,” and “American Memory Primary Sources.”
Her journal articles include, “Productive Dissonance: A Musical-analytical Exploration of a Multicultural Teacher Education Program,” written in 2010; “Project SOAR: Launching a Professional Development School”; and “Girls and Technology: Challenges for a New Millennium,” among many others.
Since 2005, Clark has been awarded nearly $77,000 in fellowship and professorship funds, as well as nearly $1.9 million in grant monies since 2003.
Clark has presented at numerous national, international and regional conferences and has done consulting work for the New York City School District and the School Leaders Network.
About the Endowment:
The Chase Bank Professorship in Teacher Education endowment was established to maintain excellence in teaching, learning and research at ULM.